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Princess Cruises Announces First Ever Auckland Round Trip

August 25, 2011

Princess Cruises Announces First Ever Auckland Round Trip Itineraries

New Zealanders can now get a taste of Princess Cruising right from their doorstep with the cruise line’s first ever roundtrip departures from Auckland.

The three-cruise itinerary, on the world-class Sea Princess, offers passengers the opportunity to circumnavigate New Zealand's stunning coast in the height of summer.

Stan Birge, Commercial Director Princess Cruises says, "New Zealand is a very popular destination for Princess passengers and now New Zealanders have the opportunity to easily board a Princess cruise in their own country.

"The addition of these Auckland voyages reinforces our dedication to new and unique itineraries with a broad range of appeal, both with sightseeing and Princess' onboard offering.

"New Zealand passengers are well catered with a selection of acclaimed local wines and beers served onboard. New Zealand culinary delights also feature prominently in the restaurant menus."

With port calls including Tauranga, Napier, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Fiordland National Park (scenic cruising), Sydney and the Bay of Islands, the 13-night circumnavigations depart on 20th December 2011, 2nd January 2012 and 15th of January 2012. Prices start at $1949* per person, twin share for an inside cabin.

The new program also includes a nine-night cruise around New Zealand, embarking in Auckland and disembarking in Sydney. Prices start at $1349* per person, twin share for an inside cabin.

Those wanting to explore more of Australia have the option of an exciting Tasmanian itinerary departing from Sydney, and taking in the sights of Melbourne and Tasmania before returning to Auckland via the Bay of Islands.

This 12-night cruise departs Sydney on 8th December 2011 and is priced from $1699* per person, twin share for an inside cabin.

Princess Cruises offers passengers a relaxing, rejuvenating retreat at sea with a variety of entertainment options including Movies Under the Stars™, the secluded child-free oasis, The Sanctuary, and live shows.

Previous passengers are also eligible for ‘Captain’s Circle Savings’ rewards of up to $100 per person on these cruises.

For more information or to book a cruise see a bonded travel agent, call 0800 780 716 or visit www.princess.com.
*Prices subject to availability, conditions apply.

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